Here's a conversation you may have had with yourself: Divine Soul: "Let's get out of bed early today and really accomplish something meaningful! She spent three months in Yugoslavia working with partisan resistance fighters, but was caught when she attempted to cross the border into Hungary.
" Animal Soul: "Leave me alone, I'd rather sleep." Divine Soul: "Come on, let's be great! She was tortured for several months, but refused to divulge any information.
So the Torah describes God in familiar terms, in order that we should grasp aspects of God's character.
is not only a grievous sin, but actually defiles our speech, thus devaluating the words we utter in prayer and Torah study.
Just think how revolting it would be if someone served you the finest delicacies in filthy utensils!
This is a very deep subject and is the basis of volumes of Kabbalistic work.
As for the specific verse you cited in Genesis, what does it mean to be "in the image of God"?
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This stems from the divine soul that is unique to all human beings.
There are times when you know objectively that something is good for you, but your physical desires get in the way and distort your outlook.
Does God have a hand, as it says, "I raised My hand to give it to Abraham" (Exodus 6:8)? So why does the Torah use human terms to describe God?
Because the human mind is limited, and therefore lacks the ability to conceive of God who is perfect.
Humans are like God in the sense that we have free will.